Fixation of maximum ceiling limit for payment of Honorarium to Cashiers and other Cash & Pay Staff
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No.E(G)2014/HO 1 -16/CC
New Delhi, dated 10.10.2018
The General Manager,
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per Standard mailing list)
Sub: Fixation of maximum ceiling limit for payment of Honorarium to Cashiers and other Cash & Pay Staff.
Ref: Railway Board’s letter No.99/AC-II/20/2/Pt. dated 25.07.2013 (RBA No.17/2013) and letter No.E(G)2013/HO 1/1 dated 09.10.2013.
In terms of Railway Board’s above referred letter dated 25.07.2013 (RBA No. 17/2013, a ceiling limit was prescribed for payment of honorarium during a financial year to Cashiers and other Cash & Pay staff on the Zonal Railways/Production Units. Furthermore, the aforesaid ceiling limit on payment of honorarium to Cash & Pay Staff was given effect retrospectively from 01.01.2010.
2. The aforesaid matter regarding prescription of ceiling limit on payment of honorarium to Cashiers and other Cash & Pay staff from a retrospective date i.e. 01.01.2010 has been reviewed by Railway Board pursuant to directions / orders dated 02.06.2016 of Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi in OA No.1802/2014 filed by Shri U.S. Meena and others Vs, Union of India. Railway Board has accordingly decided that ceiling limit on payment of honorarium during a financial year to Cashiers and other Cash and Pay staff on the Railways as prescribed in Board’s letter dated 25.07.2013 (RBA No. 17/2013) would be effective from the date of issue of letter i.e. 25.07.2013 and honorarium due prior to 25.07.2013 would be sanctioned at the previous rates as effective from 01.07.2009.
3. This issues with the concurrence.of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways,
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